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Pitchfork Music Festival in Photos: The Best of the Fest

They came, they saw, they wore a whole lot of floral patterns. The ninth installemnt of The Pitchfork Music Festival is now in the books, and the Chicago fest has never been stronger. The Union Park event this year boasted a wide-ranging lineup featuring everything from A-List names -- including Kendrick Lamar, St. Show More Summary

Pitchfork day 2: Chicago band Twin Peaks opens

4 months agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Turn It Up

Reports from Saturday, day two at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG):

Pitchfork Festival 2014 day 1 pics (Beck, Giorgio Moroder, Sun Kil Moon, Sharon Van Etten, Factory Floor, more)

photos by James Richards IV, words by Zach Pollack, Milos Markicevic & Arielle Gordon Beck / Sun Kil Moon / disgruntled Death Grips fan The 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival began on Friday afternoon (7/18) in Chicago's Union Park with ...

Pitchfork Festival starts today, live webcast includes Cloud Nothings, Schoolboy Q, Deafheaven, Giorgio Moroder, more

Pitchfork Festival 2013 (more by James Richards IV) Pitchfork Festival is about to kick off in Chicago's Union Park today (7/18) and run through Sunday (7/20). If you're there, you might want to check the updated set times (sans Death...

Contest: Two Free 3-Day Passes to Pitchfork Music Festival

Our friends (and Basecamp customers) at Pitchfork Media are bringing the Pitchfork Music Festival back to Union Park in Chicago this July 18–20. They use Basecamp to plan and organize the entire event, and we’re giving away two pairs...Show More Summary

Pitchfork Festival adds a bunch of great bands to their 2014 lineup

Pitchfork’s annual music festival is taking over Chicago’s Union Park on July 18-20. We already… Read more articles like "Pitchfork Festival adds a bunch of great bands to their 2014 lineup" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.

Pitchfork Festival 2014 lineup announced (Neutral Milk Hotel, Beck, Kendrick Lamar, Slowdive, Sun Kil Moon, Giorgio Moroder, Grimes & more)

Pitchfork Music Festival returns to Chicago's Union Park from July 18-20 and the lineup was just announced. It includes Neutral Milk Hotel, Kendrick Lamar, Beck, Slowdive (their first reunion show in the US so far), Giorgio Morder, Sun Kil...

Pitchfork tickets on sale now

The  Pitchfork Music Festival will be coming back to Union Park in Chicago on July 18-20.   A press release from the site/blog/monolith has revealed the early bird ticket price: A sleek $110 for three-day passes. Once those are gone, the price jumps up to $130, and single-day tickets will be $60. Tickets are on sale now... Show More Summary

Pitchfork Music Festival 2014 dates announced (tix on sale)

Pitchfork 2013 (more by Corey Dewald) As we just wrote on BV Chicago, Pitchfork Music Festival is returning to Chicago's Union Park from July 18-20. Lineup and other info TBA, but early bird tickets are on sale now....

UniverSoul Circus Wrapping Up Union Park Run

  Now in its 20th year, the UniverSoul Circus is wrapping up an extended Chicago run that began last month at Washington Park and, for the first time, came to Union Park. [ more › ]

Mayor Emanuel and Gov. Quinn rally for immigration reform

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn  and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke out in favor of immigration reform. They attended an immigration rally with religious and labor leaders Saturday at Union Park. "This is an issue for all Americans," the governor said according to the Chicago Tribune. Show More Summary

Naked Man Shatters Car Window With His Bare Butt

A naked man in Chicago cracked a cars windshield using nothing but the power of his naked butt. The incident went down last week near the North Coast Music Festival at Union Park. Driver Tom Carideo was on his way to pick up his children when the man came running around a corner. Show More Summary

North Coast Music Festival 2013: Photos + Recap - Day One

I always thought that ‘Summer’s Last Stand,’ the de facto slogan for the annual North Coast Music Festival, held in Chicago’s Union Park, sounded strangely combative. It reminded me of Custer’s Last Stand, and I’d imagine the summer sun defending itself against a barrage of apple cider, knit sweaters, and pigskin. Show More Summary

Pitchfork 2013: Festival Recap

For the eighth year in a row, music aficionados flocked to Chicago’s Union Park for three days of buzzworthy up-and-comers, Iceland’s pop princess, a little piece of Scotland via Glasgow’s Belle & Sebastian, and Chicago’s own sometimes-controversial, always-entertaining R. Show More Summary

The 10 Best Things At Pitchfork Music Festival 2013

This past weekend, Chicago’s Union Park played host to Pitchfork Music Festival. The two-and-a-half-day event was packed tight with performances from the indiesphere’s current marquee artists and its icons. But it wasn’t just music — there was also a large fair offering crafts, handmade wares, and records; a mini-festival of print posters (a lust item [...]

Photos: Pitchfork Music Festival 2013

Pitchfork Music Festival returned to Chicago’s Union Park over the weekend, hosting dozens of performances from up-and-coming indie, hip-hop, and electronic artists, as well as headline sets from big names like Björk, Belle & Sebastian, and R. Kelly. Lady Gaga was there too (again!). We posted videos of Joanna Newsom debuting a new song and [...]

SOLANGE KNOWLES Performing In Chicago

Beyonce‘s little sister Solange Knowles took the stage for yet another one of her electrifying performances while at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park in Chicago over the weekend. Solange looked like she had a good time dazzling the … Continue reading »

Pitchfork 2013: Festival Preview

Among Chicago’s weekly summer music festivals, Pitchfork stands out as a real gem. Hosted in the medium-sized Union Park on the city’s near West Side, it presents a compelling lineup this crowd of connoisseurs has come to expect by its...Show More Summary

Pitchfork Fest this weekend; KEN Mode on tour

Pitchfork Fest 2013 returns to Union Park in Chicago this weekend with three days of 100% Pitchfork-approved acts including headliners Bjork, R. Kelly, and Belle & Sebastian (who we just caught in Brooklyn and Austin). Single day tickets for...

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